Under direct supervision of the Boulder Reservoir Manager, this position is responsible for supervising all facility, lake and grounds maintenance operations, coordinating and performing event and program related tasks, and conducting IPM management. This position will also manage standard and seasonal staff who support these same functions, as well as other required duties.
1. Supervises and coordinates maintenance functions for Boulder Reservoir properties and equipment, including but not limited to:
o all Boulder Reservoir facilities including the following: buildings, lake amenities, and other recreational facilities and structures. o turf, sand and hardscape areas including the following: picnic areas, courts, roadways, parking and event staging, areas. o sprinkler/irrigation systems; plumbing and electrical systems; concrete pads; and fence areas. o heavy equipment including: trucks; multi-use vehicles; boats and a variety of power tools.
• Coordinates with Reservoir Manager/Fleet services for maintenance of vehicles and radios and equipment. • Works with Reservoir manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Community Service Workers, Boulder County Jail Crew, Youth Work Crews and other groups to promote and implement volunteerism and work programs in City Parks. • Develop workplans and direct work for staff, work crews, and volunteer groups. • Assists the Reservoir Manager in the oversight of facility construction projects. • Coordinates park system snow removal functions and performs snow removal to include parking lots, sidewalks Boulder Reservoir and other park areas as assigned.
2. Assists with the logistics for all activities and events held at the Boulder Reservoir, including but not limited to:
• Works with Reservoir manager and event promoters to develop logistics for various events. • Collaborates with the Boulder Reservoir work team in the planning and operation of major events and/or large group gatherings. • Provides direction to staff during events. • Tracks impacts and costs related to equipment use, maintenance staffing and site usage/damage for each event for budgeting purposes.
3. Supervises, coordinates, and performs Boulder Reservoir maintenance, including but not limited to:
• Creates, maintains work schedules to ensure that the Boulder Reservoir is staffed appropriately throughout the year and for special events. • Coordinates any all changes and/or adjustments with Reservoir Manager and Risk Manager • Maintains cleanliness and safe operational condition of all Boulder Reservoir equipment. • Performs lake and amenities maintenance of the docks, lake rafts, swim rafts and boats. • Maintains and tracks all relevant lake and park signage. • Coordinates preventative maintenance and repairs reservoir equipment with staff. • Performs safety training for Boulder Reservoir staff and volunteers. • Responsible for development and completion of major maintenance projects in the spring and fall. • Coordinates and performs regular risk evaluation of all reservoir assets. • Coordinates potential risk issues with the Reservoir Manager and City Risk Manager. • Coordinates asset management • Coordinates waste management • Coordinates Fueling station management • Coordinates custodial services
4. Supervises, coordinates and assists in the development and implementation of programs for IPM and prairie dog management, including but not limited to:
• Coordinates the implementation of the IPM. • Organizes training sessions for IPM volunteers. • Assists with database entry, mapping, and analysis. • Coordinates with Resource Planners to implement appropriate prairie dog controls. • Assists manager in the submission of proposals/funding requests to other sources as necessary and appropriate.
5. Performs administrative tasks, including but not limited to:
• Assists with budget management and administration of the Boulder Reservoir maintenance and operations section. • Payroll for maintenance /operations staff • Maintains all park associated inventories, logs and records. • Maintains inventory log for all equipment and chemicals • Keeps maintenance and volunteer logs • Provides information for all year end reports including volunteer hours and program information. • Manages chemical and various maintenance supply and equipment vendor contracts. • Assists with the coordination of purchase of equipment and supplies
6. Performs customer service tasks, including but not limited to:
• Acts as liaison between Boulder Reservoir manager and the public. • Assists with public education and training presentations. • Assists in the development of policies and procedures, and assists in creating the direction and vision for the Parks and Recreation Department.
7. Updates job knowledge to remain current with park and facility maintenance and management, lake and lake amenities maintenance, irrigation maintenance, general safety and training, risk management issues, and the City of Boulder's Urban Wildlife Management Plan and City of Boulder IPM Plan. Keep current with trends and issues as they affect the professional field of parks and recreation and water conservation management. Updates job knowledge through attendance and participation in continuing education opportunities such as conferences and specialty schools offered on recreation trends, management strategies and techniques.
• Performs related duties as required by management to meet the needs of the city of Boulder. Acts as a manager on duty when assigned. • Takes proper safety precautions to prevent accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Reports all accidents and damage to city property. Responds quickly and effectively to rapidly changing environmental conditions. • Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies; participating in professional trainings and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace attire policies. Generally duties are listed from most to least critical or time consuming.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Course work or certification in Construction, Facilities, Landscape Management, or other related field, and two years of experience in managing and/or maintaining park facilities including a minimum of two years related maintenance experience. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of industry safety standards; basic electrical, plumbing, pump and motor knowledge; heavy equipment operation experience; equipment repair experience; and construction experience. Experience and knowledge of invasive species. Work experience demonstrating the ability and initiative to work independently with minimal supervision, to prioritize and resolve problems, to pay close attention to detail, and to carry tasks to completion. Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate the work of others. Interest, desire and ability to provide excellent customer service in person and on the telephone. Ability to communicate professionally, courteously and effectively verbally, including presentations, and in writing with other staff members, the public, and event promoters in stressful situations. Ability to work courteously and effectively with the public, including communicating department policies, procedures, and decisions, under difficult situations. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse people in an organizational context. Excellent collaborative skills and organizational skills, including an attention to detail. Experience using personal computers and software. Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and evenings. Must possess the physical ability to perform strenuous work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. Ability to ensure all practical safety measures are observed and ability to utilize all required safety equipment. Ability to stand, bend and kneel frequently and or for extended periods of time. Upper body strength to lift and carry items up to 60 pounds on a frequent basis. Valid driver's license. Have and maintain acceptable background information, including criminal conviction history, motor vehicle record and credit history.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS – In addition to the required minimum qualifications: Construction, Facilities, Landscape Management or related degree. Prior supervisory and training experience. Safety response experience and training. Experience with integrated pest management, implementation of invasive species management plan and with the City of Boulder's Urban Wildlife Management Plan. Experience with event planning. Experience with recreation facilities, including athletic fields or bike parks facilities, operated by a municipality or recreation district. Commercial Drivers License. Bi-lingual in Spanish and English.
CITY VISION AND VALUES:
The City of Boulder is committed to service excellence for an inspired future and the following values:
• Customer service - We are dedicated to exceeding the expectations of our community and our co-workers by demonstrating consistent and professional service with a solution-oriented approach
• Respect - We champion diversity and welcome individual perspectives, back...grounds and opinions. We are open-minded and treat all individuals with respect and dignity.
• Integrity - We are stewards of the public's trust and are committed to service that is transparent and consistent with city regulations and policies. We are honorable, follow through on our commitments and accept responsibility.
• Collaboration - We are committed to organizational success and celebrate our shared dedication to public service. We believe community collaboration and the sum of our individual contributions leads to great results.
• Innovation - We promote a forward-thinking environment that supports creativity, calculated risks and continuous improvement. We embrace change and learn from others in order to deliver leading edge service.